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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00 - 12:00
Data Track: Internet Search - How To Find People 1

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In this two-hour Facebook and Twitter extravaganza you will learn the best tricks to find people fast.

It’s possible to search millions of personal details in Facebook with a new service called Graph. Henk van Ess will teach you how to use this technology creatively with real world examples. How do you find employees of a weapons company? What photos did Russians take in Ukraine? How do you access the vast library of videos from Facebook users? How do youfind the relatives of a criminal? You will learn a new language that opens a whole new world of research possibilities.

Bonus: how to follow people in Twitter without being noticed and finding eyewitnesses very fast.


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Eva Jung

Journalist and EU correspondent, Berlingske
Eva Jung has worked as an investigative journalist since 2011 with daily Berlingske, Denmark. Since 2017 also based in Brussels as EU correspondent.Through 2017 and 2018 investigated the 200 bn euro money laundering scandal at Danske Bank. Jung and colleagues were awarded best investigation... Read More →

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Henk van Ess

Investigative Team, Bellingcat UK
Henk van Ess is obsessed by finding news in data.  European media houses, like Axel Springer, Persgroep, the European Broadcasting Union and Schibsted love his literal and lateral thinking and hire Henk on a regular basis to spill his secrets. He rarely appears at public conferences... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
Birkebeiner 2 (Data Presentation)

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